Keyword: San Luis Rey Training Center

  • Barns damaged by the Dec. 7 fire at San Luis Rey Training Center

    San Luis Rey Set to Reopen in April

    After the Dec. 7 fire that decimated San Luis Rey Training Center, the facility in Bonsall, Calif., is scheduled to reopen in early April, according to racing executives in Southern California.

  • Donations piled up at Del Mar

    $900,000 and Counting for San Luis Rey Fire Relief

    A group of industry stakeholders involved in the relief effort for those affected by the fire at San Luis Rey Training Center Dec. 7 explained how the money raised has been apportioned during a California Horse Racing Board meeting.

  • Martine Bellocq (right) and Pierre Bellocq Jr.

    Martine Bellocq Faces Lengthy Recovery from Burns

    The trainer who went into a burning barn Dec. 7 at San Luis Rey Training Center has third-degree burns on 60% of her body, and although she has made some progress, the challenges ahead are substantial, according to her husband, Pierre Bellocq Jr.

  • Tim Ritvo

    Tim Ritvo Lays Out Substantial Changes for Santa Anita

    Tim Ritvo stressed that drastic changes—ideas to expand the barn area, build a second turf course, expand the main track, and build a brand-new training facility in nearby West Covina, Calif.—are not only desired, but essential for Santa Anita.

  • San Luis Rey Training Center was decimated by a fire Dec. 7

    CHRB Identifies Horses Dead From San Luis Rey Fire

    The California Horse Racing Board Dec. 22 released a list of horses "that have been either positively identified or reported as missing and presumed to be among those that perished" in the devastating fire that hit San Luis Rey Training Center.

  • Horses from the barns of trainers Doug O'Neill and Sal Gonzalez jog around the Del Mar main track Dec. 10

    San Luis Rey Horsemen Begin to Recover From Fire

    If there was any indication healing from the devastating fire at San Luis Rey Training Center Dec. 7 was beginning, it was the return of humor Dec. 10 at Del Mar, where the majority of evacuated horses and horsemen have been relocated.

  • San Luis Rey Downs smolders in the aftermath of a devastating fire

    Equine Death Toll From San Luis Rey Fire at 46

    The equine death toll from the devastating brushfire that ripped through San Luis Rey Downs Training Center Dec. 7 is at 46 as of the morning of Dec. 9, according to officials at the California Horse Racing Board.

  • Facebook Live Video Depicts San Luis Rey Rescue Efforts

    As his Facebook page was flooded with "thank you" messages for his Dec. 7 efforts to save horses during a fire at San Luis Rey Training Center, Leo Tapia's response was understated: "Thanks, we did everything we could to save them," Tapia said.

  • Stellar Wind, inside, works Sept. 10 at Santa Anita Park

    Stellar Wind, Nyquist, Arrogate Work in SoCal

    California Chrome wasn't the only star on the work tab Sept. 10 in Southern California. Champions of 2015 Stellar Wind and Nyquist both put in drills for upcoming starts, as did 2016 Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Arrogate.

  • Nyquist

    Nyquist Begins Work for Pennsylvania Derby

    After noticing Reddam Racing's Nyquist was getting a little skinny at Del Mar, trainer Doug O'Neill decided to send the Uncle Mo colt north on Interstate 5 to train at the much more relaxed San Luis Rey Training Center.

  • Danzing Candy worked April 30 at San Luis Rey Downs

    Danzing Candy Logs Final Derby Breeze

    Danzing Candy on April 30 breezed through five furlongs in :59 4/5, with a gallop out to six furlongs in 1:13 2/5, in his final timed workout for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Danzing Candy Records San Luis Rey Move

    Back where he first learned to be a racehorse at San Luis Rey Training Center, Danzing Candy put in a surprisingly fast workout—at least to trainer Cliff Sise—in his first drill since his fourth-place finish the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I).

  • Danzing Candy wins the 2016 San Felipe Stakes

    Danzing Candy Set for Kentucky Derby Run

    Danzing Candy is heading to Kentucky, but trainer Cliff Sise is going to alter the Twirling Candy colt's training schedule a bit in preparation for the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Los Alamitos

    CHRB Discusses California Stabling Disputes

    Stabling issues in California, which have been at or near the center of several disputes involving the state's tracks this year, finally came to a head at a California Horse Racing Board meeting Nov. 19.

  • Runhappy with Maria Borell following the Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Borell Out as Trainer for Runhappy

    A day after Maria Borell won the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with Runhappy, the trainer learned she will no longer be conditioning the horse for owner James McIngvale.

  • Prospect Park

    Sise Has Prospect Park Gunning for Dortmund

    Sise, Wygod, and Desormeaux all point to Prospect Park's last four jumpd, where he began advancing quickly on Dortmund to the wire, in the 1 1/16-mile San Felipe, as the main source of their optimism.